Payroll Office

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Begin your journey through the museum in the former payroll office for the Nevada Northern Railway. Here visitors will learn about the mining booms in White Pine County and the contruction of the Nevada Northern Railway. Shortly after the railroad building was completed in 1906, the town’s population more than doubled as people flocked to Ely.

On display are original records, mimeographs, and adding machines.

Other Exhibits

Secretary’s Office

Railroading was a dangerous job. In 1911, the accident rate of track employees on the Nevada Northern Railway was a staggering 17%! In this … Read More

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Traffic Manager’s Office

This office was the hub of railroad operation for the Nevada Northern Railway. From this bay window, the traffic manager kept a watchful eye … Read More

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Finance Office

The Auditor of the Nevada Northern Railroad worked from this office. The high desk and office machines, including typewriter, comptometer, and mimeograph machine are … Read More

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